5th Saturn Awards

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5th Saturn Awards
DateJanuary 14, 1978
SiteCalifornia, U.S.

The 5th Saturn Awards was the fifth ceremony in which media properties and personalities considered to be the best in science fiction, fantasy and horror released in the year 1977 were awarded by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films. The ceremony was held on January 14, 1978. This was the first ceremony in which the nominees in the acting categories were more than just a single person and was also the first ceremony in which the category of Best Editing was introduced.[1]

In this ceremony Star Wars won the most awards with 13 wins, including Best Science Fiction Film, Best Writing and Best Music,[citation needed] followed by Oh, God! with two wins only, Best Fantasy Film and Best Actor, and The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane, with two wins also.

During the award ceremony the host, William Shatner, performed a spoken word rendition of the song Rocket Man.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Below is a complete list of nominees and winners. Winners are highlighted in bold.

Film awards[edit]

Best Science Fiction Film Best Fantasy Film
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Director Best Writing
Best Music Best Costumes
Best Make-up Best Special Effects

Special awards[edit]

Outstanding Television Performance[edit]

Best Art Direction[edit]

Best Editing[edit]

Best Set Decoration[edit]

Outstanding Publicist[edit]

Special Award for Outstanding Cinematographer[edit]

Special Honorary Award[edit]

Life Career Award[edit]


  1. ^ "第5届美国电影电视土星奖The 5th Saturn Awards(1978)". January 24, 2016. Retrieved January 24, 2016.
  2. ^ "John_Dykstra at Encyclopedia Topic". January 24, 2016. Retrieved January 24, 2016.

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